How To Tranfer Data From Old iPhone To iPhone 5

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Apple iPhone 5 is launched in US, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Germany, UK. The sixth generation iPhone is 20% lighter than iPhone 4S, has 4-inch display, faster A6 chip, supports 4G LTE , improved battery life amd much more.

If you are among the one who has got hold of new iPhone 5 and want to transfer data from your old phone to iPhone 5 then you can do by it either by tranferring via iTunes or using iCloud. In this post we we will be going through both the methods to transfer data from old phone to iPhone 5 which is being posted in Apple’s support website.

Transfer Data from your Old iPhone to iPhone 5 using iCloud

If you have iCloud Account then you can use to transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 5.

1. Back up your old device to iCloud by going to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup and toggling iCloud Backup on. Ensure that your device is connected to Wi-Fi and connected to a power source before backing up.

2. iCloud backs up your device once a day. If your device needs to be backed up before migrating, tap Back Up Now in Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup to view the status of your backup. Do not begin migration before the backup is finished to ensure all data has been backed up.

3. When the backup of your old device is finished, turn on your new device and complete the setup assistant by selecting your language and country, and choose whether to enable Location Services. When prompted, choose your Wi-Fi network.

4. When prompted to set up, choose “Restore from iCloud Backup,” tap next, and enter your Apple ID and password.

5. Select the backup of your old device and tap Restore. Wait until the device has finished restoring from the backup.

6. When the restore process is complete, your device will restart. Then it will be ready for use. You should connect the device to iTunes to sync data not contained in the backup (such as music, videos, apps, and so on). You can verify and change which data are synced by clicking the syncing tabs in iTunes.

Transfer Data from your old iPhone to iPhone 5 using iTunes

Before you go ahead to transfer data from your old iPhone to iPhone 5 you should upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 6 and install latest version of iTunes ie, iTunes 10.7.

1. Take a backup of your old iPhone using iTunes and transfer data from device to your computer.

2. When the backup is complete, switch off your old device and turn on iPhone 5. Complete the Setup Assistant by selecting your language and country, and choose whether to enable Location Services. When prompted, choose your Wi-Fi network.

3. When prompted to set up your device, select “Restore from iTunes Backup”.

4. Connect your new device to iTunes (on the same computer you used to back up your current iPhone). iTunes will ask you to restore from backup or set up as new. Select the backup of your old device and choose Continue.

5. When the restore process is complete, your device will restart. Then it will be ready for use. You should keep your device connected to iTunes to sync data not contained in the backup (such as music, videos, apps, and so on). You can verify and change which data are synced by clicking the syncing tabs in iTunes.

Have you transferred data from your old iPhone to iPhone 5? You can know more by going to Apple Support website.

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